The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 461 477 371
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -106
Contract jobs citing STL 128 100 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.70% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 74 152
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£480 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £34.63 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.93 £34.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.33 £51.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.63 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.48% -3.33%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 94 £550 -8.33% 16
South East -4 27 £350 - 16
South West -6 6 £325 - 4
East of England - 1 - - 3
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 234 (99.15%) C++
2 141 (59.75%) Multithreading
3 136 (57.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 125 (52.97%) SQL
4 125 (52.97%) Linux
5 115 (48.73%) Oracle
6 114 (48.31%) UNIX
7 74 (31.36%) Perl
8 62 (26.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 51 (21.61%) SDLC
10 49 (20.76%) Banking
11 48 (20.34%) Python
12 45 (19.07%) OO
12 45 (19.07%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (16.95%) Investment Banking
14 38 (16.10%) Low Latency
14 38 (16.10%) Oracle Database
15 36 (15.25%) OLTP
16 35 (14.83%) C#
17 34 (14.41%) Java
18 33 (13.98%) Front Office
19 29 (12.29%) Finance
19 29 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (12.29%) Windows
20 28 (11.86%) Bash Shell
21 27 (11.44%) Software Engineering
22 26 (11.02%) RDBMS
22 26 (11.02%) Relational Database
23 25 (10.59%) Solaris
24 24 (10.17%) Database Tuning

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.42%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.93%) TCP/IP
1 14 (5.93%) 3G
1 14 (5.93%) 2G
2 8 (3.39%) Wireshark
2 8 (3.39%) SDH
3 7 (2.97%) 3GPP
3 7 (2.97%) SS7
3 7 (2.97%) SCCP
3 7 (2.97%) CDMA
3 7 (2.97%) 2.5G
4 6 (2.54%) 4G
5 3 (1.27%) Internet
6 2 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.42%) CTI
7 1 (0.42%) Multicast
7 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.10%) Oracle Database
2 36 (15.25%) OLTP
3 26 (11.02%) RDBMS
3 26 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 23 (9.75%) MySQL
5 17 (7.20%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.12%) KDB
9 4 (1.69%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Subversion
2 17 (7.20%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.51%) NUnit
4 7 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (2.97%) ClearCase
4 7 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.69%) GDB
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.42%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.42%) GCC
6 1 (0.42%) Moq
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 49 (20.76%) Banking
2 40 (16.95%) Investment Banking
3 33 (13.98%) Front Office
4 29 (12.29%) Finance
5 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (91.10%) Developer
2 208 (88.14%) C++ Developer
3 26 (11.02%) Software Engineer
4 23 (9.75%) Senior Developer
4 23 (9.75%) Senior C++ Developer
5 17 (7.20%) C++/C# Developer
5 17 (7.20%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.51%) Software Developer
8 9 (3.81%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (3.39%) UNIX Developer
10 6 (2.54%) Development Engineer
10 6 (2.54%) Software Development Engineer
11 5 (2.12%) SQL Developer
12 4 (1.69%) Telecoms Developer
13 3 (1.27%) Linux Developer
13 3 (1.27%) Quantitative Developer
13 3 (1.27%) C++ Programmer
13 3 (1.27%) Programmer
14 2 (0.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (57.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (8.47%) XML
3 19 (8.05%) Middleware
4 13 (5.51%) MFC
5 10 (4.24%) .NET
6 7 (2.97%) Swing
6 7 (2.97%) POSIX
7 6 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.12%) Rendezvous
9 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.69%) FpML
10 3 (1.27%) Dojo
11 2 (0.85%) WCF
11 2 (0.85%) Web Services
11 2 (0.85%) Ajax
11 2 (0.85%) COM
12 1 (0.42%) CSS
12 1 (0.42%) SOAP
12 1 (0.42%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (19.07%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.90%) Fixed Income
4 15 (6.36%) Derivative
5 12 (5.08%) Grid Computing
5 12 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.66%) Equities
7 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.97%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.85%) DTV
13 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.42%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.97%) Linux
2 114 (48.31%) UNIX
3 29 (12.29%) Windows
4 25 (10.59%) Solaris
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (59.75%) Multithreading
2 51 (21.61%) SDLC
3 45 (19.07%) OO
4 38 (16.10%) Low Latency
5 29 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (11.44%) Software Engineering
7 24 (10.17%) Database Tuning
8 23 (9.75%) Risk Management
9 19 (8.05%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (6.36%) TDD
12 13 (5.51%) Scrum
13 12 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.08%) OOD
14 11 (4.66%) Validation
15 8 (3.39%) Risk Analysis
16 7 (2.97%) Algorithmic Trading
16 7 (2.97%) UML
17 6 (2.54%) Requirements Analysis
17 6 (2.54%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 234 (99.15%) C++
2 125 (52.97%) SQL
3 74 (31.36%) Perl
4 48 (20.34%) Python
5 35 (14.83%) C#
6 34 (14.41%) Java
7 28 (11.86%) Bash Shell
8 19 (8.05%) C
9 15 (6.36%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.51%) Ruby
11 8 (3.39%) Scala
12 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.27%) PHP
13 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.27%) Korn
14 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.05%) Degree
2 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
1 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (48.73%) Oracle
2 17 (7.20%) Sybase
3 7 (2.97%) Tieto
3 7 (2.97%) Dialogic
4 6 (2.54%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.54%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (0.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.42%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.42%) Rogue Wave
7 1 (0.42%) Solace
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